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call engineering from union college in new york. our next witness is dr. shirley ann jackson president of the pollty -- prior to her tenure, mr. dr. jackson served as the chair. she also is had a career working in several physics laboratories and researching sub anatomic particles. she earned her ph.d. in elementary particle physics from m.i.t. our final witness is dr. charles vest president of the national academy of engineering. he was elected to the position in 2007 and serving a six-year term. dr. vest also is the president of the montana institute of technology and earned the ph.d. in mechanical engineering from the university of michigan. prior to his time in the academic world, the doctor was vice chair of the u.s. counsel of competitiveness for eight years and a member of the president's committee of advisers on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that -- the 2005 national academy study rising above the gathering storm. it recommended ways to keep america economic economic
texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
. >>> time now for today's aflac trivia question. in which year did janet jackson's famous wardrobe malfunction occur at the super bowl. the answer when cnbc's "squawk box" continues. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. no they don't. hey son. have fun tonight. ♪ ♪ back against the wall ♪ ain't nothin to me ♪ ain't nothin to me [ crowd murmurs ] hey! ♪ [ howls ] ♪ aw this is tragic man, investors just like you could lose tens of thousands of dollars on their 401(k) to hidden fees. thankfully e-trade has low cost investments and no hidden fees. but, you know, if you're still bent on blowing this fat stack of cash, there's a couple of ways you could do it. ♪ ♪
winning the democratic primary to run for jesse jackson, jr.'s vacant congressional seat. kelly's campaign was helped by more than $2 million in pro-gun control ads paid by new york city mayor michael bloomberg political action fund. ashley: heather, thanks very much. we appreciate that. italy's borrowing costs are at a four-month high after the first post-election bond sale but it is calming investor fears of a political stalemate, a vacuum if you like in rome could reignite the eurozone debt crisis. what is next for italy? a little unclear. joining us now, vice president and portfolio manager at oppenheimer funds. thanks for joining us. would it be fair to say that the results of the tallian -- italian election is basically anti-austerity and take that further, anti-german? >> very much agree with your statement. italians have clearly voted against the e.u. imposed austerity and they did it in two forms. they voted down dramatically mario monthty who was the symbol of that as you -- austerity and the e.u. driven reform process. secondly they have voted with incredible, incredible strengt
-made disasters as well. i will bring in canvas jackson from the wall street journal mentioned report. if you don't read it you should. the mansion report comes out every friday. is a big special section and candace rights for it. am i right? it is a special section. >> weekly section. stuart: you are it. are you not? what do rich people, what are they doing to protect themselves? how much are they spending? >> this is one of the most interesting things happening in home building and no one knows about or talk about which is sort of a point and people are spending millions of dollars to secure their homes. essentially you have got some very wealthy people who are building basically bunker style homes, homes that can withstand anything from a nuclear bomb to a dirty bomb to category 5 hurricane. stuart: the whole house is a refuge. >> in some cases. in other cases they're building the normal house and a bunker below ground that might be 10,000 square feet where they could escape. stuart: 10,000 square foot bunker. that is gigantic. >> very comfortably of the too. stuart: like hours? >> in some ver
said david faber said it's 50, could be 50. >> bo jackson used to do that a lot, too, didn't he. he had a reason to. because he was the most unbelievable athlete of all-time. >> this is a global deal. i know we're woe is me europe, do i want to own a european cable company if europe's falling off the cliff? someone smarter than me says yes. >> john malone is smarter than you. >> hey, david. >> i feel so -- >> way to put a man down. as soon as he comes back. >> how about he's a close second. >> that's pretty good. >> i feel so much better. >> impact on markets of a del, lbo, if in fact that's what we get in the near term here. >> there was a moment where it would have been fanciful. it's too big. we heard that from you initially. it's too big. we may be in an ajr moment. >> i don't think so. listen, the reason we thought it was too big was because the equity check is when you would have penciled it out enormous. at the end of the -- when we see the deal, which we expect to shortly, we'll see that the equity check was far smaller. and so i don't think it argues for -- >> i remember when y
of principal. >>> michael jackson. coming up we've got more market thoughts from guest host nouriel roubini. plus the house majority leader eric cantor. he's going to be joining us. he's going to talk washington and wall street and the future of the republican party. when "squawk box" returns. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] concept. calvin klein underwear. 360 seamless technology. ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ >>> welcome back to "squawk box" this morning. in the headlines, toyota raising its full-year profit forecast. it's seen increased sales and also expects to benefit from favorable exchange rates. the automaker expects to person $9.3 billion for the fiscal year ending in march. up from the prior forecast of $8.5 billion. and barclays has set aside another $1.6 billion to compensate customers who were sold financial products under misleading c
up and go. we replace chu, live, a jackson, these are people when you replace them, watch those appointments. >> it will be worse. >> pray to god you're wrong. if we can get the regulators to turn maybe not 180 but turn 120 so their slogan every day is come in and find a better way to create a good economy and jobs. wait a minute. don't come in with an attitude of let's get the bastards. >> they are going to turn 360. >> are there any names you like out there that you think would be palatable to administration but business as well. >> i don't know people. i just want somebody that comes in and has a goal of regulating sensibly and creating jobs, not being punitive. i like the president's immigration lines in the announcement. i think he was right on the button, if he can hold to that, fix the border, get a path to citizenship and keep people that we educate. i'm telling you, in government trade, he mentioned that. let's do it. it take us four years to get panama and south korea done. it was on the bush table. it took four years to negotiate and we didn't get anything else new. t
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